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's a real big play. i'd love to know how citi holdings is doing in this rising environment. >> there's a lot to like. i like citi here and there you have the opening bell here. visa celebrating five years of trading on the nyse and at the nasdaq, the academy of nutrition and dietetics celebrating national nutrition month. >> by the way, speaking of banks and refinancing, the american consumer continues to refinance their household debt either through a refi of their actual home or taking out another credit card with a zero balance or low-balance offer and transferring the balance. visa was a $69 stock two years ago and it's opening today at about $159, right? >> look at that gain. in a market where people are still weak and we still have a tough consumer. >> remember, big international play. >> yes. much more so than ma. >> and it's just a very well-run company. >> a lot of american guys who have been good and have also been run by a foreign individual, and i don't mean to be phonetic, but this is a big worldwide company. >> i changed banks recently because my bank ceased banking so i got a
environment. >> you have to think about this. it's a process. it's physical therapy that now the patient is ready to talk again. >> it's sedation. the patient needs to be told they're going to get better. >> if i buy your argument, david, there's an inflection point that low interest rates are stimulus to a point and then it goes the other way. don't i only have to look to ecb for prove that's not right which kept its rate at 1%? >> there's so much else going on suppressing the economy. >> it's europe. >> i don't think we can -- >> they have a few labor issues, don't they, steve? a few structural problems. >> the analog is ecb did not go all of the way down. it maintained. >> it's europe. >> i don't think that borrowers or lenders really care whether the rate is 1% or half a percent. i don't think it makes any difference at all. the issue for people planning to buy a house or planning to expand a business is how the economy will do. part of the federal reserve's message that we'll see today that's crucial to the statement today, are they going to downplay the economy and talk about outsi
water. environment minister peter altmaier says the government will form a panel to review the plan. members will include people from environmental groups and religious organizations. they'll draw up guidelines to help the government choose a candidate site by the end of 2015. they're going to reconsider gorleben as a possible location for the nuclear waste. >>> german leaders are also working to shut down the plants that churn out that waste. they want all of their country's nuclear reactors to be offline by 2022. the accident at japan's fukushima daiichi plant encouraged their decision. as nhk world shows us, the decommissioning process is long and dangerous. >> reporter: the nuclear plant was once a source of power for homes across the eastern part of germany. 1 in 10 households got their energy from the complex. the plant began operations in 1973. it generated energy for about 20 years. in 1990, safety concerns prompted the government to order all five reactors to be shut down. crews started the decommissioning process five years later. it took them another ten years to remove a
choices. we're doing burgers in a different way in a new fast casual cooked environment. >> how much of a challenge is it when you come over here when horse meat is big in the news. >> food supply is really important. it's something we all have to face. we're using certified angus meat in the united states and we'll be using that here in europe and it's something we'll do a good job of keeping our eyes on. >> what do you think is smashburger's edge? we've been winning great food awards around the world. we tapped into this fast casual business model where you walk up and order and we bring the food to your table for you with a real nice fork and plate and offer $8 to $10 equivalent in the u.s. >> it's a higher price point, a different customer and hopefully better margins. what are your profit margins like and where do you want to see them go? >> we focus on getting the business of burgers right. our margins are approaching 20% which is really leading in the restaurant industry. we're doing well north of a million dollars out of our restaurants and we're doing it for less than half a
energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> >>> welcome back to "the kudlow report." i'm larry kudlow. stocks may have dropped today but we've still got even more good news on the economy. now does that mean bern bernanke is going take his foot off the gas pedal sooner rather than later? that might be what's rather bothering stock investors. and where is the new jack kemp now that we need him? a republican who related to everyone with an optimistic but simple message of economic growth for all, we will ask lar larry sabateau in just a few minutes. >> a tax is a tax is a tax. if you tax something more, you get less of it. piling on new taxes is always bad for economic growth period. and yet out of washington comes yet another proposal for another tax. this one known as the marketplace fairness act but it is just a national internet sales tax. could even hit yo
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and the environment. we can do these projects, prevents these projects will stop a lot of jobs from being created, it is not going to make a development in global emissions. it making no sense to me and the economy. neil: malia. >> i just quickly top say, i understand how we like to take things and combine themm but, i do not think that the only reason why keystone project is not happening is because, barack obama asked his agency this question, to get back to original topic, what i think is really important for us to look forward and you know neil, i don't think that anyone would disagree with you that jobs are important, the problem with laser beam focus you have a society and a lot of things that need to be focused on, laser beaming becomes narrowing, i don't think that is how we' our president or anyone in congress to just have like this one bullet silver bullet solution on what will save the u.s., that is not only thing that u.s. needs right now, we not only have a jobs problem. neil: i think it should be your highest priority. >> it is important for us to look -- >> okay, i understand. >> i
will be a long-term problem. ashley: as long as this goes on, doug, we talk about the goldilocks environment but it is exactly what it is. it is not too hot to prompt the fed to pull back on its qe. but it is not too cold to push the economy into a recession. so kind of of in this same environment. how long do you think this could last? >> i don't buy the goldilocks analogy because we are in a low to zero growth. fourth quarter gdp in the u.s. is still zero. corporate profits in the third quarter were negative. we're slightly positive now. but first quarter consensus is negative again. where is goldilocks? only the fed stimulus, the fed is protecting a really tight monetary stance by u.s. congress, raising taxes, and, no, i don't see goldilocks at all. tracy: goldilocks is arguably uncle ben, right? he is not going anywhere anytime soon, right? i could make a argument, sell in may, do away thing doesn't count this year. >> i agree with that one, uncle ben. i hadn't heard that before. ultimately it i is pushing on a string. you need to have private economy, you need u.s. corporations, you nee
continues to be the case. i think that we're in a very low interest rate environment that continues to create this wealth effect and the money continues to go to the stock. >> got to leave it there, ben. thank you so much for your time today. >> thank you. >> want to show people quickly what's happening in gold and copper. copper is selling off. we talked briefly about china on the program, but the message should be it's not about a country of 1 million of 0.2% of zero gdp. it's about china and whether global growth jitters are coming back to the fore. with that in mind, we'll hand you over to "squawk box." thank you so much for tuning in. have a great day and hope to see you back here tomorrow.
, job growth will continue to be over 2,000. and i think in that kind of environment, the fed will start to taper the pace of qe. sometimes in q3 and, yes, by the end of this year, i expect the qe to stop. but rates will be very low and the fed's balance sheet will be bloated for quite a long time. >> given the issues in europe, why take the risk? why even hint to markets that they may be exiting? or paps why not leave the accommodative can policies in place to help support the global economy? >> as we move into the summer, i think at that point the cost of this continued open ended deposit continues. i think they've come to the conclusion they don't need it as much. i think at that point, europe will probably be a little more stable. >> joe, in a word, jobless claims today, then, critically important. >> very important. i think they'll stay well below 350. >> it's an important level to watch. appreciate your time. from thank you, kelly. >> thank you for joining us on the show today. i'm kelly evans. this has been "worldwide exchange." time now for "squawk box" in the u.s. remember, peop
of that there is no flight from bonds to stocks any time soon, we live in an inflationary environment, bonds return your principal. gerri: all right, thank you, you know what is interesting, i think tiny country, about a million people live there. cyprus, causing these ripples these concerns, tiny gdp . and yet one bank observer said this, if spanish and italian bank deposit irwake up tomorrow, and say they could tax my deposits too the potential for an international run on the banks is a high-risk. when people say things like that, this is someone who is an expert at banking. who actually does spend a fair bit of time studying these institutions, what should people be thinking about? maybe another option for investing ? >> behides savings, here in u.s. where you are not getting anything, we're -- like we get the question all of the time, it just, a good portfolio has a diverse set of assets whether it is commodities, real estate real , stock, international, and emerging or bonds it is properly allocated and risk managing of that portfolio, the buy and hole is not necessarily great for investors when in
media is an environment of absolute brutality. i remind people your kids are acting out on real people. and the mean filter, their mean filter, is right here. it's your frontal lobe. and if you don't have a mean filter because you didn't have adequate parenting yourself, which i think is the real problem here, is parents are immature, then our kids are lost. >> let's just end this program by saying, parents, do your best, do what you can. and you have rights to your children's social media. kathy, dr. drew, thank you both. and thank you everyone for watching us on this very special edition. have a wonderful weekend. "around the world" is next. rgesn of lobster entrees, like lobster lover's dream or new grilled lobster and lobster tacos. come in now and sea food differently. visit redlobster.com now for an exclusive $10 coupon on two lobsterfest entrees. hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peac
and are starting to increase dividends. an increase in the interest rate environment for the banks would be positive for the bottom line. shibani: ralph, what about you? anything you're staying away from and you wouldn't touch with a 10 foot pole? >> i mentioned it before the emerging markets have been lagging. i think it is too early to buy into emerging markets. i think part of that problem is the fact that there is a question about growth and, as a result of that, you have a lot of the commodity not doing very, very well like steel and copper and things like that. i think i would avoid that for a while. shibani: all right, ralph and jim, thank you very much for joining us today. david: thanks, gentlemen. happy weekend. >> thank you. >> you too. shibani: leaders of the european union are locked in bailout talks as the clock wind down for the country to raise 5.8 billion euros in order to receive a much-needed bailout. we'll go live to the heart of all the action to cyprus. david: how many people would buy that country right now, speaking of cyprus, the idea of confiscating people's inc
in the u.s. we have to have austerity. >> fiscal austerity only works in environments of high inflation. we need to focus on the future. focus on austerity. dennis: the government is spending too much. this is not a good thing. >> you need to regain balance over time. right now, trying to get through immediately in the united states could really put a drag on growth here. with 7.7% unemployment, we need growth. dennis: it seems like all the folks in washington when they talk about growth, they talk more about growth and tax revenue and growth and the economy. >> right now, not only the united states, but particularly europe, there is not enough focus on reform. we need to make the changes and make it easier for businesses to conduct business. dennis: packs and retitle it reform is what we need. >> absolutely. clarity about a bath for sure prosperity. dennis: thank you for being with us. peter henry. thank you. take care. cheryl: fewer americans are expecting a financial boost from their tax refund this year. 59% of people are expecting that coveted refund check that averaged $2700. 28% are
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, not really. if i got compliance. >> can you at least tell us in this environment, the fed looks like the one thing we've learn side more cover for the fed. i don't know how bad it gets in cypress or whether there is contagion, but the fed will go. >> i think from the u.s. economic perspective, in the last few years of summer slowdowns, it doesn't look like that will happen and we're waiting for pullbacks and maybe we're waiting for an opportunity, but it will be time to wait for equities if you get that. >> i think cramer's here and jim, remember early on we were talking about whether the market knows things and it's like we were looking at that big job's number and we didn't talk about it after it happened and we got six or seven straight new highs and a fiscal cliff. is this what we're seeing today, enough to put anything on hold in your view or do things still look pretty good for our markets here. we did have a series and when you look at the charts this weekend, i cannot believe how many straight ups and take a boeing and it is bad news that indonesia did not go with boeing and that sto
important is being present in the work environment. making better decisions for the organization. depending where you are in the company, they take a longer time to have an impact. we will see that over time. that's the importance of having mindfulness and a personal practice in the workplace at every level in the company. >> mark, you do yoga yourself as well? >> yes, i do. every morning. >> i was telling becky and andrew about your personal style. your ski accident, broken neck, falling down ravine and spending a year on painkillers until you discovered yoga, meditation, acupunctu acupuncture. tell us a little bit about that personal journey. >> well, i think until i had to find my way through a health care system that's really not a system and had to struggle with a debilitating neuropathy. i have it. terrible pain down my left arm all day long. the medical system gave me drugs. the disability system told me to go on long-term disability. they told me that the best hope for me was to live a reasonable good existence on disability payments and to deal with my pain, to focus on my pain. wh
's really challenging environment right now. what we're seeing is the retail economy is not doing that well. so fedex is having a tough go in the near term. it sounds like we'll get more aircraft retardants out of the fleet. that will be good for the cost structure. traffic up 20% this quarter. the ground business was up 10%. so doing very well if we can shrink the air fleet it becomes a much better story. >> you can shrink the air fleet, brandon, but it will have to contend with the fact that consumers, and fedex and ups talked about this in january. consumers are choosing cheaper ways to ship. they're willing to let things ship over a longer period of time. maybe longer in terms of the type of air they choose. and so i'm wondering if they're doing enough to combat the secular change in the business. >> well, that's a real criticism levied against the company. they have a really big ground work. and i think investors have excited about that. but we need a lot of aircraft for overnight dplifrry. be it domestically or from china. so i think investors are looking for them to get aggressive on
rate environment. >>> u.s. equities had been a little bit waerbg. they have been preparing their losses through the morning. dow futures only 11.5 points below fair value. we've been watching what happened overseas in asia. the nikkei was up 1 1/3. in europe, red arrows because of economic numbers. also concerns continuing about cyprus. the cac is done 1.1%. we have positive comments made by fed chairman ben bernanke. >> we'll use models and other indicators and the state of the labor market to try to make a good estimate how much we need to change the rate of flow. but, again, the point is to let the markets see our behavior, to let them see how we respond to changes in the market. and higher levels of purchases or the ultimate facing out of the program. >> in other words, it's not going to be spigot on, spigot off. rick is the head of strategy at wells fargo securities. rick, thank you for joining us this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> you have been right on some big calls in the past. you called it right almost to the day back in march of 2009. >> yeah. >> for the bottom. >> yo
this morning, this shows incremental softness in i.t. spending environment. that's weighing on all tech names. ibm is down 1.25%. that's a huge weight on s&p 500 at this hour. a lots of them we are watching in the tech sector. s.a.p. down 2.5%. crm down 1%. it is taking everything down at this point. >> oracle was bad. can't mince words about it. >> was oracle being bad a sign of what's bad in overall tech spending or was oracle bad more of a sign of what's bad at oracle? or both? >> it is a big government provider. dell is, too. that's hurt dell. this was sloppy execution. deliver, deliver, deliver. are they losing share in the cloud? clearly. they won too many nine-figure deals. at the same time the market says i want to buy that weakness. why is lululemon up? they want to buy that weak fles. looking for caterpillar to bottom today. onshore drillers, one of the weakest markets, he should buy those. things come down, people just want to buy them. >> do you agree with this 1% move on lululemon today? >> that it is up? no. i don't like lululemon. talk about bad execution. they've just been ter
a difficult environment, cameron international, an equipment player, has an enormous backlog. just last week, got a big order from petro. that's one where we expect substantial earnings growth each of the next several years. >> what else? keep it going while we have time. >> keep it going. in addition to that, we're hopeful for edwards life science. it's been a little more controversial. that's the catheter delivered heart valve. there's been debate about the pace of the launch of that. it's at a lower point now. we think expectations are probably more appropriate. and the stock is attractive. that one is also that we have good expectations for. additionally, in the technology space we have pretty good sized positions in google which is perked up on a year to date basis but we think is getting back on track. 12 months ago that was fairly controversial. it's not nearly so controversial now. >> all right. greg, you don't know offhand whether any of those companies are -- have open board seats, do you? >> no, i don't. i'm not aware of that. >> okay. just wondering. >> you have the science backg
it into this social environment where you're users are engaging with the content. >> and then there's bill simmons, one of the star pundits of espn, doing live webcasts on youtube with friends. you get to hear his thoughts on the game in realtime. espn didn't sell ads, admitting this is a test run. they've committed zero dollars to ncaa rights and it's a low cost production. easy money. >> that is a business model right there. >>> a lot more still to come. tweet time. could texas be getting ready to hoard some gold? lawmaker wanting them to allow the state and texans to store gold at its own facility with protection of the state. if passed, texas would be the first state to have its own ft. knox, essentially, allow ting it to be protected by the tenth andment. if your home state could make its own protected depository for anything, what would it be and why? tweet us at squawk street and we'll get you responses in the next hour. >> in the meantime, interrupt. i believe we know why the markets have turned south. the head of the eurozone group, what we've seen in cyprus is now a template for future b
. >> and to your point, joe, i think what's happening is a spotlight is being shown on the school environment. and the reason is, kids are in the school building 180 days a year. it is where they consume 50% of their calories per day. so you have a captive audience in the school building. but what we have to do is we have to direct more resources into the school building. the first thing that's getting cut is access to healthy nutrition. the first thing that's getting cut is access to physical activity. which is why we made an announcement with the first lady just a couple weeks ago, let's move active schools to get more kids out there and moving. it's critical, though, i come from the business world. and the first thing when i stepped into this epidemic that i said to dr. satcher and to some of our partners is, no one of us can do this alone. there's no one size fits all strategy. we have to do this in a collaborative effort together. so we focus largely on bringing the private sector into the conversation. how do we form a public/private partnership where corporate america is brought into t
are looking at that environment and saying it just doesn't work at the very top if we also want to have children. and so what we have to do is change the structures of the work force. we have got to say to our companies -- and i think this is the biggest feminist revolution. if we can change the shape of that border and table to make it more family friendly and implement more flexible work programs and have careers up and down uncan dial up and dial back again at certain stages. actually those companies find the productivity increases. the companies that say to women and to men we don't care about your input. we care about your output. where and when you work for doesn't matter but what you do produce matters. that works so well for women. in those circumstances, productivity rises for the company and you keep women in the work force. >> i venture to say we might be more productive when we have small children because we're on fire and trying to keep it all going and we are not checked out. every argument made here at the table is valid and i think the bigger point here, whether it's the
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